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Gaylord Ardel Pflanz
January 26, 1931 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Gaylord Ardel Pflanz, age 89 of Wayne, died Monday May 4, 2020 at Brookdale at Wayne. He was born January 26, 1931 at Belden, Nebraska the son of Otto and Mary (Weis) Pflanz. He graduated from Belden High School in 1948.
On July 30, 1951 Gaylord married Pearlanna Marie O'Neill at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Belden. The couple made their home farming south of Belden for 48 years until they retired from farming in 1993. Pearlanna passed in 1999.
Gaylord remained on the Pflanz farm which was a Pioneer Homestead until 2016. He took great pride in his birthplace and maintaining the homeplace until moving to Wayne Brookdale Assisted living. Gaylord had a passion and love for music which he passed on to his nine children.
He had a great wit about him with a nickname for everyone and sense of adventure.
Gaylord was a member of St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church in Randolph and served many years as a Cantor, taught CCD to the Seniors for many years, a member of St. Frances de Chantal Knights of Columbus council #5143, and served many years on the Board for Cedarview Country Club in Laurel.
Surviving are his eight children, Danny Pflanz of St. Paul, MN; Dennis Pflanz of Douglas, WY; Jean and Jeff Ward of San Diego, CA; Bill and Cathy Pflanz of Lakeville, MN; Tim and Lori Pflanz of Sioux Falls, SD; Julie and Wayne Wattier of Omaha, NE; Mari Pflanz of Tucson, AZ; John Pflanz of Wayne, NE; 17 Grandchildren; 22 Great Grandchildren and his special friend Nancy Powers of Wayne.
Gaylord is preceded in death by his parents; wife Pearlanna Marie Pflanz in 1999; son David in 1998; siblings Richard Pflanz, Violet Lange, Delores Frink and Roman Pflanz.
Funeral Services Private Family Funeral Services: Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church - Randolph, NE Date: Friday May 8, 2020 - 10:30 A.M. Interment: Saint Jane Frances Catholic Cemetery - Randolph, NE
Restricted Visitation: 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. THURSDAY at Johnson Funeral Home - Randolph; because of the limited number of people allowed in facility for visitation to wait at entry for admittance for visitation and to purposefully limit your time when you arrive.
Minister: Reverend Father Jeff Mollner - St. Mary's Catholic Church - Wayne, NE Music: Organist: LaRee Gubbels; "On Eagles' Wings" "Prayer of St. Francis" Special Music by Pflanz family and "Tuxedo Junction" Pallbearers: "All Gaylord's Children" Danny Pflanz, Dennis Pflanz, Jean Ward, Bill Pflanz, Tim Pflanz, Julie Wattier, Mari Pflanz, John Pflanz
LIVE webcasted funeral on Friday approx 10 A.M. at www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net
Questions - please call 402-337-0711.
FOR RANDOLPH: If you would like to order flowers and avoid a wire charge call RANDOLPH's local florist, they will take visa/mastercard or bill direct, (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS) Randolph Florist: Main Street Flowers 402-337-1004; has dedicated service to Randolph, delivery in Randolph before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Randolph residents and our client families.
FOR STANTON: If you would like to order flowers and avoid a wire charge call STANTON LOCATION - FLORISTS, call (toll free) 800-644-8361 (THIS WILL SAVE YOU AN EXTRA WIRE CHARGE, CHARGED BY THE NATIONAL FLOWER CENTERS). Floral Expressions will accept most major credit cards and may bill you directly, Floral Expressions has dedicated service to Stanton, delivery in Stanton before and after services, providing an extra layer of service for our Stanton residents and our client families.
Visitation Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Johnson Funeral Home 111 E. Broadway Randolph NE 68771 United States 402-371-3330 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net
Service Friday, May 8, 2020 10:30 AM Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church 403 N. Bridge Street Randolph NE 68771 United States 402-337-0644